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Doctor insights on: How To Have A Healthy Pregnancy After Miscarriage

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How long after a miscarriage should a woman wait to conceive? And why?

How long after a miscarriage should a woman wait to conceive? And why?

About a month: After a miscarriage you will have bleeding as your HCG hormone levels fall, and then you should wait a month or one normal cycle. There may be a higher chance of another miscarriage in the first month - the quality of scientific evidence is not great though. Two or more miscarriages is 'recurrent miscarriage', and you should see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md to get checked out. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to give birth to a healthy baby after conceiving 2 weeks after abortion?

Is it possible for you to give birth to a healthy baby after conceiving 2 weeks after abortion?

Yes: Having an uncomplicated does not increase your risk of poor outcomes in the next pregnancy, even if you get pregnant right away. Good luck! ...Read more

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How soon after a miscarriage are you able to get pregnant? And how long should one wait to try again after a miscarriage?

How soon after a miscarriage are you able to get pregnant?  And how long should one wait to try again after a miscarriage?

Next month: It is possible to get pregnant the very first month after the miscarriage. However, it is better to wait for at least one normal period to get pregnant. ...Read more

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How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

Read below: http://www.babycenter.com/0_twelve-steps-to-a-healthy-pregnancy_9174.bc

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How high of a risk is it to never have kids again after a abortion, and a miscarriage 7 before?

How high of a risk is it to never have kids again after a abortion, and a miscarriage 7 before?

Confusing question: Do you mean risk to fertility if she had an abortion and a MC 7 years ago ? I so, that story by itself does not mean she can't have kids. The human uterus can recover from these events and be ready for business again. If the abortion were botched or she had another reason the equipment wouldn't work for some other reason it could be a problem, ...Read more

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How long should I wait to conceive after having a d&c? It wasn't done because of a miscarriage, just irregular bleeding.

How long should I wait to conceive after having a d&c? It wasn't done because of a miscarriage, just irregular bleeding.

Quickly: You just need to wait 1 month. That is so the uterine can shed its lining once. There is no known benefit to waiting any longer than that! ...Read more

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I'm preparing for a surgical hysteroscopy three months after a D&C from a missed miscarriage. Can I get pregnant again and if so how soon can I try?

I'm preparing for a surgical hysteroscopy three months after a D&C from a missed miscarriage. Can I get pregnant again and if so how soon can I try?

Precinceptual plan: the reason for the hysteroscopy is? Assuming everything is normal wait to have a normal period. Use the first day of your next normal period as the first day of the cycle you wish to conceive in, and have well timed intercourse. Best wishes and hopes for success. ...Read more

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How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

Good question: First make sure you are healthy enough to become pregnant, secondly have a strong loving relationship with the person you are having intercourse with. Are you in a position to offer a suitable home life for the baby? If all answers are yes then choose a board certified OB/GYN physician. Always keep in mind you should have a well balanced diet & absolutely no smoking or drugs. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long do you bleed after having a baby. And is it normal to have clots a week after you give birth?

How long do you bleed after having a baby. And is it normal to have clots a week after you give birth?

Sometimes: The uterus is "shrinking" and the thickened lining of the womb and exposed arteries and veins are doing the same thing. ...Read more

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After a miscarriage what should I do to try for a healthy pregnancy next time? How long should I wait after a d and c?

After a miscarriage what should I do to try for a healthy pregnancy next time? How long should I wait after a d and c?

Pregnancy: After a d+c wait for your first normal period before trying. Eat healthy, exercise, and take daily vitamins. Eliminate any drugs or alcohol if you partake. Ask friends and family and I am sure you will find multiple people in that group who have miscarried and gone on to have successful pregnancies. This should reduce your anxiety. ...Read more

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How soon does your period start after having a baby following a fullterm, normal, healthy pregnancy?

Varies widely: The first period after pregnancy can vary widely from person to person. Generally 3-7 weeks is pretty normal but if you are breastfeeding then it may be delayed for a long time. You do not have to wait on a period to start birth control since there is no way to know exactly when it will come. ...Read more

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If I have epilepsy, is it possible to have a successful pregnancy and healthy baby?

If I have epilepsy, is it possible to have a successful pregnancy and healthy baby?

Yes: But recognize that presence of epilepsy medication can increase odds of fetal malformations. However, safer to take your anti-epileptic drug to prevent convulsion, which could harm baby. ...Read more

Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Pregnancy (Definition)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more